Erdogan assures ‘highest degree of support’ on Kashmir issue

Erdogan assures ‘highest degree of support’ on Kashmir issue

Jammu Kashmir News

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on
Thursday said that Turkey would continue to provide “highest
degree of support” to Pakistan on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.

“We will continue to extend the highest degree of support as Turkey is
the current president of OIC Contact Group on Kashmir,” the Turkish
President also said in a joint stake out with Prime Minister Muhammad
Nawaz Sharif here at the PM House.

Erdogan also stressed that the Kashmir issue needed to be resolved
through dialogue between Pakistan and India.

“The issue of Kashmir also needs a solution based on dialogue
mechanism between Pakistan and India, in accordance with
the UN resolutions and the demands of Kashmiris,” he said.

The brothers and sisters of Kashmir have come to a point where we no longer can ignore them, he said.

Expressing concern over increasing tension at border between Pakistan and India, Erdogan said “We are very concerned and keeping a close eye on the tension along the Line of Control and the loss of life.”

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif mentioned that during the meeting, he updated President Erdogan on the continued grave human rights violations in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the current state of Pakistan-India relations.

He thanked President Erdogan’s efforts for promoting a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute and Turkey’s active role at the OIC Contact Group on Kashmir.

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